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  • Vaccination in South Korea
    Business

    Seoul is calling on the Biden administration to help Korean companies access intellectual property for producing Covid-19 jabs, as the highly infectious Delta variant prompts a reassessment of global vaccine requirements.

  • south korea startups
    Business

    South Korea is becoming a hotbed of big technology startups.

  • Bitcoin in South Korea
    Business

    A television host and a doctor are among thousands of wealthy South Koreans whose cryptocurrency holdings have been seized in a tax sting as a crackdown intensifies in one of the world’s most active markets for trading digital assets.

  • Ebay - South Korea
    Business

    Ebay is set to sell its South Korea business to a local consortium for $3.1bn, according to people with knowledge of the matter, as rivals seek to turn up the heat on SoftBank-backed Coupang in the world’s fourth-largest ecommerce market.

  • fall foliage Seoul 2019
    Lifestyle

    Peak fall foliage is upon the peninsula and enjoying the colors should be everyone’s top priority. Here is where you should be headed to see beautiful red, orange, yellow and purple leaves or browning silver grass and autumn blooms. Wherever you choose to go this season, make sure to get outside and take pleasure in the autumn sunsets, breezes and colorful fall views around the city of Seoul. Now is the time!

  • picture South Korea gender discrimination F-1 visa
    Society

    An appellate court said it is discriminator to only allow women to qualify for an F-1 visa that is given to a family member of a foreign immigrant who is married to a Korean. The Seoul High Court said Monday it reversed a local court decision to rule in favor of a Vietnamese man against the immigration authorities.

  • ASEAN-Korea summit culinary culture
    Culture

    On November 25 and 26, leaders of Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will flock to the Korean port city of Busan for the ASEAN-Korea Commemorative Summit to mark the 30th anniversary of the partnership between the two sides. It will be a landmark event representing the government’s New Southern Policy, which is President Moon Jae-in’s initiative proclaimed in 2017 to enhance relations with ASEAN member nations

  • US golfer Gillman LPGA South Korea
    Sport

    Standing on the tee at the 180-yard, par-3 13th hole during the second round of the BMW Ladies Championship on Friday, all Kristen Gillman wanted to do was hit a high shot into the wind and let the ball land softly on the green. It didn’t just drop on the green. The ball went into the hole for the American’s golfer’s first ace ever.

  • Seoul culture agenda 2019
    Culture

    Beautiful Thursday Concert Series: Kim Tae-hyung
    Kumho Art Hall features a performer every Thursday to spread classical music culture in Korea. Pianist Kim Tae-hyung will be one of the upcoming performers in this series. Kim first debuted as a soloist in the Kumho Prodigy Concert Series in 2000. He studied at the Korean National University of Arts and later in Germany and Russia.

  • Dual citizenships among South Koreans
    Society

    More than 85,000 South Korean nationals hold citizenship in another country, a number that is increasing every year, Justice Ministry data showed Sunday.
    Documents provided for the ongoing parliamentary audit said 85,965 South Koreans held dual citizenship as of the end of August this year, up from 15,235 in 2011.

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